Water Projects, Rights and Management in the Era of Changing Supply

June 11-12, 2018

Co-Chair and Presenter, Argent Communications 33rd Annual California Water Law & Policy Conference

Downey Brand is pleased to sponsor the 33rd Annual California Water Law & Policy Conference on June 11-12, 2018 in San Francisco. Downey Brand water law attorneys Meredith Nikkel (Conference Co-Chair), David Cameron, and Sam Bivins are presenting.

This year’s comprehensive conference will focus on water storage projects and water planning projects. Other important issues include groundwater sustainability plans, changes to the Endangered Species Act, the future of the Clean Water Act, and the impacts of legalizing cannabis on water supply and quality.

Participants will hear from leading authorities from state regulatory agencies, environmental organizations, the academic community, and top water law attorneys from throughout the state. This year’s keynote presenter is Armando Quintero, Chair of the California Water Commission in Sacramento.

  • Meredith Nikkel will start things off with a “Conference Overview”
  • David Cameron will discuss “Temporary Permits and Groundwater Storage Projects”
  • Sam Bivins will discuss “ESA Regulation and Water Rights: the Klamath Decision on Takings”

Visit the event website to view the full agenda and to register.